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Information Technology Courses

The High School of Computers and Technology offers CTE courses in Information Technology. The pathway offered is Information Support and Services.
What does this mean?
Students at HSCT take courses in the career pathway of Information Support and Services where they build the foundational skills needed to enter a career in Information Technology. The skills involve IT deployment, including implementing computer systems and software, providing technical assistance and managing information systems. Successful IT deployment -- the implementation of computer systems and software, provision of technical assistance, creation of technical documentation and management of information systems -- is critical to the success of most 21st century organizations. People with expertise in Information Support and Services are in high demand for a variety of positions in organizations of all sizes and types.
Employment Outlook

Employment in the Information Support and Services pathway is projected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth will be driven by organizations upgrading their information technology (IT) systems and switching to newer, faster, and more mobile networks. Also, the healthcare industry is greatly increasing its use of computer systems and applications. Finally, concerns over cybersecurity should result in more investment in security-related technology.

Bureau of Labor Statistics job outlook for Computer Support Specialists